antimycin A

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noun an·ti·my·cin A \ˌan-ti-ˈmī-sən-ˈā\

Definition of antimycin A

  1. :  a crystalline antibiotic C28H40N2O9 used especially as a fungicide, insecticide, and miticide —called also antimycin

Origin and Etymology of antimycin a

anti- + -mycin


First Known Use: 1949


Medical Dictionary

antimycin A

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noun an·ti·my·cin A \ˌant-i-ˌmīs-ən-ˈā\

Medical Definition of antimycin A

  1. :  a crystalline antibiotic C28H40N2O9 used especially as a fungicide, insecticide, and miticide—called also antimycin


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